Pakistan Navy inducts first long-range maritime patrol jet

KARACHI: The induction ceremony of Pakistan Navy’s first modern Long Range Maritime Patrol twin-engine jet aircraft was held at PNS Mehran in Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi graced the occasion as chief guest, where

Iran’s biggest navy ship sinks after fire in Gulf of Oman

TEHRAN: Iran’s largest navy ship Kharg sank after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No further explanation was given for the latest incident that occurred in a region of sensitive

Two martyred as Pakistan Navy vehicle attacked in Gwadar

QUETTA: Two people including a Pakistan Navy official were martyred and another was injured when their vehicle was attacked near the town of Jiwani in district Gwadar. The Pakistan Navy’s vehicle was on its way to Ganz from Jiwani when

Pakistan Navy delivers food aid to Niger, Benin

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship NASR visited Cotonou Port of Benin as part of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission to African countries. According to a press release by DGPR Navy, PNS NASR was received by Ambassador of Pakistan at

Pakistan Navy ship reaches Djibouti carrying rice for calamity-hit people

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship NASR arrived in Djibouti carrying a full load of 1000 metric tonnes rice for calamity-hit people of the African country. President Assemblee Nationale of Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed welcomed the visit of PNS NASR

Pakistan Navy conducts demonstration of surface-to-air missile fire

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy on Wednesday conducted a demonstration of missiles fire from the surface to air which successfully hit their targets. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi observed the demonstration of the missile firing.  He expressed

Pakistan Navy assumes command of multinational task force

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy has once again assumed command of the multinational Combined Task Force-151 for the ninth time. According to the Pakistan Navy spokesperson, the change of command ceremony was held at the Combined Maritime Forces Headquarters in Bahrain. The

Pakistan Navy conducts successful demonstration of anti-ship missile

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy has conducted a successful demonstration of anti-ship missiles fire from the sea and the air in the northern Arabian Sea. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi observed the missiles firing. Pakistan Navy’s warships,

Pakistan Navy capable of guarding maritime interests: Naval Chief

KARACHI: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has said that Pakistan Navy is fully capable and vigilantly guarding the maritime interests. In his message on the occasion of Naval Day, he said Pakistan Navy is recognized as a

Trump threatens to destroy Iranian gunboats harassing US ships

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said he had ordered the US military to attack and destroy any Iranian vessel that harasses US Navy ships. “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all

Pakistan’s newest warship PNS Yarmook arrives in Turkey

ISTANBUL: Pakistan Navy Ship Yarmook is currently making a port call in Turkey on its transit to Pakistan, reaffirming the historic and brotherly ties between both countries as well as ever-growing cooperation in the area of defence. PNS Yarmook was

SEASPARK-20 naval exercise culminates in Arabian Sea

RAWALPINDI: Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi Chief of Naval Staff said Pakistan Navy is ready to thwart any aggression posed by the enemy. Speaking at the culmination of Pakistan Navy’s major maritime exercise SEASPARK-20 in North Arabian Sea, the naval chief

Seychelles’ military lauds Pak Navy’s efforts for maritime security

SEYCHELLES: The military leadership of Seychelles has admired the Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security to promote peace across the globe. Pakistan Navy’s spokesperson said two ships of Pakistan Navy Aslat and Moawin visited port Victoria of Seychelles in the

Extension tenure in the armed forces of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: So far in Pakistan, seven army chiefs have been granted extensions to-date, there is one air chief marshal who secured extension and five naval chiefs also received extensions in the country’s 72-year history. While talking to the media Air

Trump fires US navy chief over handling of discipline case

WASHINGTON: The chief of the US Navy on Sunday criticised Donald Trump after being sacked in a dispute over an elite SEAL commando whose demotion for misconduct was reversed by the president. Richard Spencer was ousted as Navy Secretary, a